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272555 Joseph Holsten <joseph@j...> 2021‑01‑12 Is there a Lie-Nielson for the M-F № 2?
(👋🏽, I’m new!)

I’ve recently been getting back into woodworking enough to replace my hand-me-
down harbor freight tools with things I actually don’t mind maintaining. So like
a modern denizen of the Neander Valley, I’m low bidding on Disson & Bailey &
Sweethearts while drooling at Lie-Neilson’s modern interpretations.

But where’s the modern Miller’s Falls № 2? I saw a thread about someone finding
Brazilian made M-F branded works back in 2000, but I can’t imagine there’s been
a resurgence.

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272556 "kevin.m.foley" <kevin.m.foley@c...> 2021‑01‑12 Re: Is there a Lie-Nielson for the M-F № 2?
The long honored American brand is now owned by a Chinese company (Hangzhou
GreatStar Industrial) and exists as stickers that are randomly affixed to pot
metal tools of the lowest quality.  I saw a set of “Millers Falls” tools
somewhere like Harbor Freight, or maybe a Lowe’s center aisle Christmas sale I
don’t remember where. I do remember it ruined my day. I don’t think the board of
“Millers Falls” is meeting about reviving old patterns.
272557 Kirk Eppler 2021‑01‑12 Re: Is there a Lie-Nielson for the M-F № 2?
Are you talking the #2 hand drill, big long thing with the chefs hat on the
end?


I have only seen LV offer a tiny little hand drill as a reproduction, which
looks quite nice.

The Millers Falls I saw last was in Orchard Supply, and I think Mr Foley
gives it way too much credit.  Pure Crap was what I saw.  Poorly made,
poorly fitted assembly...

Welcome to the list!

Kirk in Half Moon Bay, CA, no cheeky quote today

On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 10:36 PM Joseph Holsten 
wrote:

> (👋🏽, I’m new!)
>
> I’ve recently been getting back into woodworking enough to replace my
> hand-me-down harbor freight tools with things I actually don’t mind
> maintaining. So like a modern denizen of the Neander Valley, I’m low
> bidding on Disson & Bailey & Sweethearts while drooling at Lie-Neilson’s
> modern interpretations.
>
> But where’s the modern Miller’s Falls № 2? I saw a thread about someone
> finding Brazilian made M-F branded works back in 2000, but I can’t imagine
> there’s been a resurgence.
>
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Sent from my iPad, apologies for the Auto Correct errors. Kirk

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